Using crawling and hashing technologies to find child sexual abuse material – The Internet Watch Foundation
In our series on technologies that are used to stop child sexual abuse, we have written about how they work and what they are used for. Following our blogs on web crawlers and hash matching, this post looks at how the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) uses these technologies.
Find out what hashing is, and how this technology, which is frequently used by forensic investigators, is vital to the fight against child sexual abuse crime.
In our series on the Technical Model National Response and technologies that are used to find online child sexual abuse material, we now look at web crawlers and how they can be built to look for this illegal material.
We’re running a series of blog posts that look at some of the technologies available to tackle child sexual abuse material. First out is blocking.